Scotland Excel

Scotland Excel

Contract Register - Childrens Residential Care and Education including Short Breaks

Contract Number: 0517
Contract Category: Social Care
Contract Team: Social Care
Procurement Lead: Euan Kidd
Contract Type: Framework
Start Date: 01 May 2018
End Date: 30 Apr 2022
Extension Period Option:
Extension Date:
Estimated Value (excl VAT): £421,600,000
Date of Award: 25 Apr 2018


This flexible framework agreement supports councils to make placements within independent children’s residential care, care and education, residential short breaks and day education services.

Main Users:

This national framework agreement has been developed to meet the needs of social care and education services within Scotland’s local authorities and Health and Social Care Partnerships.

Service Options:

Option 1 - Residential Care
Option 2 - Residential Care and Education
Option 3 - Short Breaks
Option 4 - Day Education


The national flexible framework agreement provides placing authorities with clear and transparent pricing information which confirms which services are included within the agreed fee and the cost of any additional services available. Fees will remain fixed until 31st March 2020, subject thereafter to annual review with any fee amendments taking effect on the 1st April of each year. The flexible framework Terms and Conditions, Individual Placement Terms and Service Specifications clearly set out the roles and responsibilities of the contracting parties, promoting better engagement and communication between parties. The collection of quarterly management information will help to improve the quality of information available relating to spend with providers and placement trends. The flexible framework agreement places a strong focus on the quality of service delivered with the principles of Getting it Right for Every Child at the heart of the flexible framework agreement.

Contact Information:

Framework Owner: Kelly Nugent
Telephone: 0141 618 4165

A Wilderness Way
Abbeyfield Lodge Limited
Aberdeen Association Of Social Services (trading As Vsa)
Aberlour Child Care Trust
Applied Care And Development Limited
Archway (Respite Care & Housing) Limited
Ardfern Ltd Ta Ardfern Learning Centre Ta Ardfern School
Bachlaw Limited
Balnacraig School
Cairn Mhor Childcare Partnership Ltd
Camphill Rudolf Steiner Schools Limited
Capability Scotland
Care 4 Children Residential Services Ltd
Care Visions Group Limited
Church Of Scotland (trading As Crossreach)
Common Thread Limited
East Park School
Harmeny Education Trust Ltd
Hillcrest Childrens Services Ltd
Hillside School (aberdour) Limited
House Of Falkland Ltd Ta Falkland House School
Inspire Scotland Ltd
Julia Stewart Ltd
Kibble Education & Care Centre
Mirren Park Ltd Ta Mirren Park School
Moore House School Limited
Priory Education Services Limited
Radical Services Limited
Roc Northwest Limited
Rossie Young Peoples Trust (Rossie Secure Accommodation Services)
Royal Blind Asylum & School
Scottish Autism
Sense Scotland
Spark Of Genius (training) Limited
Speyside Trust
St Philips School Plains
The Governors Of The Donaldson Trust Known As The Donaldson Trust
The Mungo Foundation
The Scottish Centre For Children With Motor Impairments
Young Foundations known as The Red House